Elbow Physiotherapy

5 Pains You Shouldn’t Ignore

5 Pains You Shouldn’t Ignore Elbow pain If you experience pain just above the elbow that worsens when you try to type or grip something, you might have a condition known as tennis elbow. When given appropriate rest, tennis elbow can improve lot on its own. But if you continue to use/aggravate the pain area, [...]

2021-06-17T13:52:21+10:00June 17th, 2021|Ankle, Elbow, Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog|

Physiotherapy for Golfers

Physiotherapy for Golfers Almost 1 million Australians play golf, making it one of the highest participation sports nationally. Unfortunately, this means that golf-related injuries are also common. Both professional and amateur golfers may experience lower back pain from play, and this lower back pain contributes to about 25% of all golfing injuries. In casual golfers, [...]

Prepare for Tennis

Prepare for Tennis As exciting as tennis is, it’s a demanding sport. That means that you’re at high risk of injury if you have lost general fitness conditioning or you haven’t played in years. Deconditioning, followed by a sudden spike in tennis play, can lead to muscle strains. You can potentially overload your joints and [...]

2020-12-09T11:18:33+10:00December 18th, 2019|Elbow, Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog, Sports Physiotherapy|

Joint Hypermobility Syndrome

Joint Hypermobility Syndrome We’ve all seen someone who is double-jointed and marvelled at their ability to contort their bodies. The term for this is joint hypermobility. It refers to the way a person’s joints move beyond their expected range of motion. This most commonly happens in the wrist, elbow, knee and finger joints. For some, [...]

2020-12-09T11:18:33+10:00October 23rd, 2019|Elbow, Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog, Sports Physiotherapy|

Common Overuse Injuries

Repeated stress on your body can cause repetitive strain injuries (RSI), especially when you don’t give yourself enough time to repair, recover and adapt. For those who play sports, common overuse injuries are often caused by training mistakes, such as increasing the intensity, amount or type of training too soon. Plantar fasciopathy This can be [...]

2020-12-09T11:18:33+10:00May 17th, 2019|Elbow, Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog, Sports Physiotherapy|

Growing Pains – Part 2

What are growing pains? - Part 2 Pain in Growing Bones; The term osteochondrosis is used to describe a group of disorders that affect children and young adolescents with an immature skeleton. It results from abnormal development, injury, or overuse of the” growth plate” and surrounding ossification centres. (centres where bone matures) Symptoms generally [...]

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